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. i'm terrell brown. barack obama has been reelected president of the united states. mr. obama won a second term in office defeating mitt romney following an often nasty and costly election. democrats have retained control of the senate, republicans continue to control the house. president obama won a decisive victory over mitt romney racking up wins in at least 7 of 9 battleground states. the president won in wisconsin and iowa's six electoral votes, a state that launched his first campaign and the key western state of nevada. but it was ohio that pushed the president over the 270 electoral votes needed to win. it was a commanding win for the president in the electoral college, but the popular vote was neck and neck. in his victory speech, mr. obama promised better days ahead. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> the president watched the returns in his hometown of chicago. bigad shaban is there. >> repo
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. a big win for governor brown and for california schools. prop 30 passed with 54% of the vote. it is a plan that will increase taxes on wealthy californians to help better fund schools. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec over in oakland now with reaction from some of the teachers and voters alike. anne. >> reporter: looks calm out here but you can bet there's a lot of celebration from administrators, teachers and parents. now that prop 30 has passed. it is going to raise taxes and it's going to bring california an extra $6 billion a year. >> knowing that proposition 30 passed, what are you thoughts on that? >> reporter: the lesson today, prop 30 is saving the day. >> i think it's a huge day for california. it shows that california voters care about education and public services in the state. >> reporter: if prop 30 didn't pass, schools would have endured billions of dollars in cuts. >> i would say that it could have been extremely detrimental to the opportunities of our young people of california. and so this was a must that it passed. >> reporter: in the end, 54% of californians, al
brown band. >> osgood: sally field is an academy award winning actress twice over. she wasn't about to pass up the chance to portray one of the most troubled and troublingpe first ladies in american history. this morning she talks with our mo rocca. >> i'm not going to let that happen. i don't care if it kills me. >> reporter: sale field specializes in playing the struggling every woman. >> madam president, if you please. >> reporter: and landing her latest role as mary todd lincoln was one heck of a struggle. >> i said i can't let you walk away. mary belongs to me. i am mary. i won't let you walk away. >> reporter: ahead on sunday morning, the always winning sally field. >> osgood: sometimes an amazing feat can only be accomplished with amazing feet. bill geist is watching and rooting from the side lines. >> reporter: for some, running at 26.2-mile marathon is not enough. they need the added challenge of juggling at the same time. they're called joggleors, joggers who struggle. the pins will fly later on sunday morning. >> osgood: martha teichner shows us some photographs capturing
that showed you could vote for ident obama and linda. we are going good to tampa, where judith brown is standing by, co-director of a project, a racial justice advocate. she is joining us from tampa, and florida has just closed their polls. what did you find? >> thanks for having me. it is an interesting day. a steady flow of people throughout the day. long lines that we saw in early voting. a number of concerns. the number one concern we saw across the state is what we might call the abuse of provisional ballots. here in one county, voters coming out of the polling places saying that they did not get to vote by regular ballot. we have concern about that, because we know about 2008. they threw out about half of e ballots. real concerns. we have heard that in broward county and other areas, miami dade. we have concerns about whether or not those votes will be counted, and there was a handout across the country. ohio, the same issue. provisional ballots. using it as the default. in ohio, in particular, the state was student. -- was sued. the same thing in franklin and hamilton county's
, two years from now we will have another midterm election. >> brown: if you think about four years ago, there was no tea party. two years later, that's what we're hearing about. here we are two years later. and the question that i think we're all sort of groping at here is how much does it-- is it a national movement or how much was it limited? >> don't forget how much of this is determined by republican primaries. and this actually goes to the size of the electorate. in a lot of cases, richard mourdocks victory could be looking at as they have this internal party struggle-- ted cuz was elected tonight and will be coming to the senate. that could push the entire direction of the republican party in a different way, and that's what the tea party is looking at. they say the they're still aliv. they're sending out messages of that tonight. >> brown: social media? >> regular meade what, saying we're still alive and well. >> woodruff: to overlay what you all have been talking about, the a.p. is reminding us that the democrats now will maintain their majority in the senate, and i'm just-- yo
to straightening thing out and a referendum on jerry brown as well. >> we'll talk about that. alan martin is at the yes on 30 headquarters tonight. where is everybody? what are you hearing? >> well, they're getting pretty energized because this crowd has not been down at all tonight. they're hopeful that as we are seeing, as more votes are being counted that prop 30 will pass. why the state budget was written the way it was? it kicks $6 billion in budget cuts in mostly to education. the big supporters are with the california teachers association. if it passes the state sales tax goes up a quarter, a quarter penny on the dollar for four years, it would last for four years. income tax would go up for seven years if you make more than $250,000 a year. now, that revenue would offset the trigger. earlier i asked dean vogel head of the teacher's union, a happens if the trigger cuts go into effect. >> people are saying we have to stay to the world standards in california and now you're going to eliminate 15 instructal days it doesn't make sense. but that's where we are. what we believe is when w
brown. this morning a lot of folks in the northeast are asking how much more can we take? barely more than a week after superstorm sandy an unusually early winter storm is hitting the region with a nasty mix of rain, snow and gusty winds. the storm moved up the coast overnight icing roads and disrupting air travel and causing more trouble for an already fragile system. from 60,000 customers who just had their power restored lost it again. teresa garcia is in rockaway beach, new york. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. like it or not, ready or not, people in this tri-state region are pretty storm weary but they had to power through a nor'easter that brought a lot of snow, windy conditions, slushy and miserable out there. this is actually a snowstorm that's proving to be on track to break records for snowfall in november. for example, in central park about four inches fell. here at rockaway beach on the boardwalk, definitely more than three. and all this snow is bascally going to make those clean up efforts after superstorm sandy that much more difficult for those
morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the resignation of cia director david petraeus. lawmakers want to know if national security was compromised by the extramarital affair that forced him to step down and why they weren't told sooner. it was harassing emails allegedly from petraeus' mistress to another woman that triggered an fbi probe. tara mergener is in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. jill kelly took her concerns to the fbi several months ago eventually exposing the affair. now congress is demanding more details. cbs news has learned this woman 37-year-old jill kelly triggered an fbi investigation leading to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. petraeus resigned friday after word got out he was having an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. his resignation caught many on capitol hill offguard. >> it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: kelly went to the fbi after allegedly receiving emails from broadwell warning her to back off and to stay away from her guy. broadwell made this comment about pe
morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the overriding concern amid this sex scandal are the national security implications here and today house intelligence leaders morell a leading candidate to replace petraeus at the cia. now paula broadwell and jill kelly two women involved here are not making any statements to the press so far. general allen is considering making a statement. >> susan mcginnis in washington this morning. >>> jill kelley is well-known in social circles for her work with the military community. kelly and her husband often hosted partie
confidence that sending money to sacramento would help. it's going to be up to jerry brown to do his best to reduce the size of government in sacramento. i'm not too optimistic for him doing that. >> the fear if prop 30 doesn't pass, threatened $6 billion in school cuts. >> doesn't matter whether your kids go to public school or private school. we need people educated to do the job. >> another interesting note on that field poll. shows a lot of voter's opinions are tied with their opinions on governor brown. we'll see how that goes. live in san francisco , cbs 5. >> thank you. >> with the tough economy, everyone is struggling to make ends meet. for many americans it's costing them their homes. what if there's a solution? kate with the free advice that could save you money and maybe even your home. >> just having the stability of something familiar you've had all your life. it's worthwhile. >> if you lose that you've lost a piece of your life. >> was in seen i couldn't say danger of losing home and sense of security. >> my dad bought that in 52 and sold it to me and i had mortgaged it to s
, the race to watch include the bay state of massachusetts where polls show republican incumbent scott brown is in a very tight race with democrat liz when warren and in missouri democratic incumbent claire mccaskill facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments last week about rape. 33 senate seats up for grabs with races in several states that could go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures with immigration, marijuana-related measures to be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same- sex marriage. >>> less than two hours before polls open in california but many people have already voted. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we were here yesterday and we saw that steady stream of voters coming in and out of the alameda county courthouse yesterday. like you said, polls will open in just about a couple of hours. but voters decided to get a head start. about 800,
about a week ago. >> all right. grace lee, thank you. >>> governor brown is finishing up a furious schedule here in the bay area. he has made five stops to push prop 30. his tax initiative. cbs 5 reporter ken bastida live in san francisco with the governor's now uphill battle for this. ken. >> reporter: yeah, allen. as you said it's been a long day for the governor. we'll talk about his schedule and what time of the morning it's started. we are at delancey street on the embarcadero. the governor is due here in 30 minutes for a last push for prop 30 joined by democrats. he started his day at 6:45 a.m. at the herbert hoover high school in san diego. he spoke to teachers and parents there then in los angeles at 9: 45 at a shopping center and an inner city struggle which is in east l.a. then fresno at 11:45 with the united association local union 246. then they had lunch and 1:45 p.m. sacramento. they spoke to the sacramento teachers association and then 4:45 or now 5:00 here in san francisco at clancy industry and the governor will be with a -- at delancey street. and the governor wil
, massachusetts, where polls show republican incumbent scott brown in a close race with his democratic challenger elizabeth warren and in indiana claire mccast cell facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments a few weeks ago about rape. in all 33 senate seats run for grabs with races in several states that can really go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures dealing with immigration, marijuana-related measures will be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same-sex marriage. >>> the polls open in california a little more than two hours from now and many people have already voted by mail. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters where i imagine it's going to be busy in a couple of hours. >> reporter: that's what we're hoping for. you did mention a lot of them put it in by mail. half of all california voters are expected to vote by mail. that's an 8% increase from last year. but in terms of coming in person, take a l
, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in washington. there is a new sense of urgency to avert a looming fiscal crisis. it's the so-called fiscal cliff a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year. both democrats and republicans are talking compromise but we have heard this all before. and in the just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts dire consequences unless it's resolved. this mornings stocks in asia dipped on concern over the crisis. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng were down 1% and wall street investors are selling. the dow jones industrials were down 434 points the last two days. today president obama in his first post-election comment will address the nation's fiscal problems. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on all of this. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. you know, not everyone believes that the consequences of going over this fiscal cliff are going to be so severe. people are talking about a global financial crisis, another u.s. credit d
morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military'
to watch include massachusetts where polls show republican incumbent scott brown in a close race with democrat elizabeth warren. in missouri, democratic incumbent claire mccaskill faces a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his controversial comments about rape. in all, 33 senate seats are up for grabs with races in several states that can go either way. >>> closer to home now it's less than an hour before the polls open up here in california. but many people have already voted. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar's office with more. >> reporter: we spoke with the registrar of voters just half hour ago, who says they have been ready. they actually came here about 5:00 this morning. normally 26 people work in the office but they are adding about 200 more to deal with possible crowds today. as you mentioned polls will open in about less than an hour. but thousands or hundreds of thousands of bay area voters have already turned in their ballots. here at the alameda county courthouse, the registrar says they saw thousands of early vote
leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder than what we saw yesterday at this time. frost advisory. >> there are frost advisories posted as well. they were listed at 8:00, but it is chilly up there. temperatures range from 56 degrees to 63. it's on the chilly side for the bay area finance on time. a very nice sunday. we will have the entire forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you. california democrats in powerful positions they have been in decades after tuesday's election. >> is a super majority enabling them to pass tax increases without a single republican vote. republicans held the last super majority back in 1933. all this follows the campaign. that's a record levels of spending here in california. a few wealthy people spent tens of millions of dollars with mixed results. tom cyrus and $32 million in support of proposition 39 which did pass. charles munger spent $29 millio
feet tall with brown hair. now, if you want to get another look at that video, you think you might know this guy, we have it for you on our website, cbssf.com. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> anne, thank you. police say the riots after the giants world series sweep sunday are all part of a recent surge of violence in the mission district. and now the department is beefing up patrols there. expect to see more officers near the 24th street and 16th street bart stations in the mission. the neighborhood has seen 4 homicides in the past two weeks. >>> an anticrime project known as operation impact is under way in two northern california cities. the california highway patrol is providing extra officers to oakland and stockton. chp officers will be in oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. help from the chp will allow the city's police department to increase patrols in high crime areas. >> the program is set to run for at least the next three months. >>> residence in fairfield are helping police search for a couple accused of stealing mail. one man set up a surveillance
! >> all right! all right! >> reporter: governor jerry brown barn stormed the state today. recent polls show support dwindling for a major that will raise income taxes for those making more than $250,000 a year and also impose an extra quarter cent sales tax. >> so the governor is asking for your help. will you give it! okay! >> reporter: brown says without tax hikes, get ready for deeper cuts. >> $27 billion of red ink in debt. and we've cut, we've slashed. i mean, it's amazing. >> reporter: the projected $6 billion a year raised by the new taxes will go to education for k through 12th grades and community colleges. and it guarantees funding for public safety services. but polls show less than 50% of the voters support higher taxes. defeat is a real possibility. >> if you could do it over again, what would you do? >> i think i'd do it just the same. i've worked hard, told the truth. i've leveled with the people. when i ran for governor, i said i would ask the people if they wanted to raise taxes if they thought it was important. we're asking the people. and whatever they say, we'll car
wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. brown once represented serial killer ted bundy and is now defending robert bales, the american soldier accused of mass murder in afghanistan. in the mid '90s, he came to wenatchee when scores of adults were charged with child sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false, made up known as the wenatchee witch hunt. >> reporter: gary reisen was the prosecutor then going up against brown in the child sex abuse scanneding and he's the prosecutor now against kris wilson. >> mr. brown likes case that is are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reisen had strong dna evidence. john henry brown had a strong card to play a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by somebody else. >> to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her and kill her and laugh about it never goes away. >> reporter: the outcome was a cour
is whether shoppers can maintain the pace. terrell brown is watching the shoppers and their treasures in new york tonight. >> it is shaping up to be a record-setting opening to this holiday shopping season. one retailer at wal-mart the neigh nation's biggest said it sold nearly 5,000 items a second on thanksgiving night, as stores opened their doors this year earlier than ever. >> the pumpkin pie was barely eaten thursday night when retailers opened their doors, some as early as 8:00 and 9:00 p.m., to jump-start the holiday shopping season. >> shopping! >> people showed up a clear majority of the nation's shoppers came into the stores between thursday night and friday morning. according to an overnight survey from a research group. >> this party was by far the biggest ever and have never seen 60 percent of consumers shop over a 12 to 14 hour window like we have seen this year. >> for many, thanks giving is the new black friday. >> so eat and then rest for about an hour, take a little nap and then we could straight here, because it is great around thanksgiving. >> clearly bargain hunters are
support in what they are doing. >> how generous. >> i know. >> reporter: cbs 5 insider points out, brown will take a $44,cut. that may be -- there 44,000 cut. >> that may be absorbed by his lifestyle. >> i think we will see if they do their job right and see where they come out. >> reporter: a 5% is minimal compared to the pay she might have been making at her old job. $96,000 less than gastone now receives. it turns out $50,000 more in pay as a member of the santa clara board of supervisors. the move from san francisco assessor to the state assembly means it $83,000 less in wages. >> most people in this, although i know they will be sad about the cut, they are not doing it for pay but pursuit of power and ambig to go to higher maces and public service they want to give back to their community. >> reporter: by themselves the pay cuts does not amount to much but he says having accepted the pay cut mace help state legislatures and the governor ask others for cuts down the road. reporting live in san francisco, cbs 5. >>> weekend violence pushes the number of violence in the city to $115
votes and he will serve another four year term. but the other michael a. brown won't be returning. he came in third losing to david grosso by more than 15,000 votes. brown lost ground after reports of missing money from his campaign. >>> maryland voters gave the green light on three big issues yesterday. one of the most controversial is gay marriage. it passed 52% to 48%. now the state will be the first to approve same sex marriage by popular vote. there's also question 7 which also passed 52% to 48%. this lets a casino in prince george's county and table games in five other gambling venues. there's also the dream act ballot which passed 59% to 41%. it means undocumented immigrants are now allowed to pay in-state tuition at local community colleges. matt jablow has more on what this means for maryland. [ people chanting ] >> reporter: the mood at the maryland in hyattsville was downright jubilant when it became clear that maryland voters had resoundingly approved question 4, the so- called dream act. this allows undocumented immigrants and their children to pay in-state tuition rates
'll be right back. ,, this time - at an assisted living facility. brown: headache!.. ((butt t) all of the sudden you got me people than you can feed and what else can we expecth a new democratic supermajory in sacramento. "if you didn't try your bes, people were going to die." and honoring the men and won who went to war. the welcome back to eyewitness news this morning. the time is _ _ _. it's sunday, nover 11-th. good morning, i'm phl matier. i'm anne makovec. a lot to k about in the next half-hour. (chat about stories, upcomig guests) >>> welcome back to eyewitness news. we're looking at a cold stao our sunday morning. we saw frost advisories we have a lot to take about in the next half hour. power shift in sacramento and washington, d.c. chair of republican party will be here. i'm sure this guy has been licking his wounds. >> not just on the national level but the state level. we are trying to find out if there is a party left in the republican party. former state assembly speaker willie brown sits down with us and talking about the upside of the super majority. when you get do
'm terrell brown. the painfully slow recovery continues in the aftermath of hurricane sandy's widespread destruction. transportation is gradually being restored and power is coming back little by little and people are struggling to dig out from a munten of debris. at least 90 deaths are blamed on the storm. property damage estimated from $30 billion to $50 billion, that would make it the second costliest storm in u.s. history, only behind hurricane katrina. 4.6 million customers have no power from east coast to the midwest. and then there is the emotional toll, which seems to rise with each day since the storm. randall pinkston. good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. we like to talk about the good news. the amazing hard work that is being done to recover, but so much was lost and still so much work remaining to be done. it's all taking a toll. you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas. and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. >> we can't go to the brooklyn bridge. >> reporter: traf
by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm glad to be with you. i'm terrell brown. at least 120 million americans are expected to vote today in an election driven by record spending and even now, the outcome is up in the air. looking at the last gallup daily tracking poll of likely voters, president obama and mitt romney are separated by just one percentage point, a virtual tie. we have two reports this morning. randall pinkston is covering the romney campaign in boston. we begin with bigad shaban. >> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night, just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. >> are you fired up? >> reporter: president obama made one final plea for votes in the critical battleground state. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands now. >> reporter: president obama plans to continue
brown with one of his political fights. voters passed his ballot measure calling for higher taxes prop 30. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains what prop 30 means for california taxpayers. good morning, anne. >>> reporter: this is probably the headliner in state politics, proposition 30. it was called very early this morning that prop 30 did pass. in the end, 54% of californians voted to raise their own taxes. but almost 4.5 million voters said yes to prop 30. the nos 46% of the vote, less than 4 million people voted no on prop. people who earn more than $250,000 a year will pay higher taxes for seven years and that tax increase will be retroactive to the beginning of this year. now, all of us will be paying more sales tax a quarter cent for four years. that boils down to paying about a penny more for every $4 you spend. now, funding for schools was the deciding factor for a lot of voters here. governor brown had threatened to cut $6 billion from schools and colleges if prop 30 didn't pass. in fact, this year's budget assumes that prop 30 would pass. the additional money that's abou
funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. u.n. ambassador susan rice travels to capitol hill today to confront some of her toughest critics. she'll discuss and explain her comments about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, the first of several meetings with key lawmakers, a test of sorts as the president considers nominating rice to be the next secretary of state. margaret brennan has our report. >> reporter: u.n. ambassador susan rice hopes to put that controversy to rest, and if she succeeds, it would remove the largest political hurdle to her nomination as secretary of state. at 9:30 this morning, rice will meet behind closed doors with three of her most vocal critics, republican senators john mccain, kelly ie ya and lindsey graham. an aide to mccain says that rice requested the meeting last week. it could be decisive. mccain says he would consider her nomination if she answers questions to his satisfaction. but he wants to know she didn't mention that the intelligence community was linked to the attack. he accused her of misleadi
. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning little progress to report in efforts to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, those are the tax increases and spending cuts that will take effect next year. republicans and democrats continue to squabble over raising taxes and sparing entitlement programs like medicare and medicaid. today the president discusses the issues with leaders of major corporations. he met with small business leaders yesterday. susan mcginnis is in washington. >> reporter: while the two sides remain deadlocked president obama is taking his case to the american people trying to drum up support. republicans are complaining that instead of being out campaigning he needs to sit down with them and work out a deal. it's a short drive up pennsylvania avenue from the capital to the white house but congressional republicans and president obama are getting farther apart in their effort to keep the nation from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. a series of tax hikes and spending cuts due to kick in at the end of the year. >> seems like our friends on the
. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. republican reaction to the initial white house offer to resolve the fiscal cliff was anything but flattering. one republican called the offer an insult. both sides are digging in their heels on raising taxes on upper income earners. the white house proposal includes $1.6 trillion in taxes over a decade, 400 billion for medicare, 50 billion in stimulus spending and the end of congressional control over the debt ceiling. susan mcginnis is in washington with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, terrell, good morning. the president's opening salvo there was not well received by republicans. they balked at his plan. he's taking his message to middle class americans at a factory that makes toys. it's a trip republicans are calling an irritant. president obama leaves the white house this morning to head to a toy factory in pennsylvania. he'll tell americans the fiscal cliff will cause holiday shopping to plummet. >> let's give a christmas present to the american people. >> reporter: but the mood here on capitol hill is anything b
wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. he once represented ted bundy and now defending robert bales. in the mid-'90s he came to wenatchee when score of adults were charged with skills sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false. made up. what's become known as the wenatchee witch-hunt. >> there's more they tricks with john. >> reporter: gary reason was the prosecutor then going up against john henry browne in the child sex abuse. >> mr. browne likes cases that are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reason had strong dna evidence. but john henry browne had a strong card to play, a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by someone else. >> have to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her. and kill her and laughed about it. >> reporter: the outcome was a courtroom drama that no one expected. >> so what's going on? >> this is what i love about "48 hours" case when it
completely change the profile of california politics. we sit down with former mayor willie brown and talk to him about all of this political money spending. does it really make a difference? and mayor is talking about should it be drained or not? >> also, the latest on superstars andy. we start with developing news in urban california. >> that's right. a strike against the supermarket chain. >> contracts with union members. there was a deadline of midnight her to the united food and commercial workers union has started picketing outside of grocery stores. the two sides have been arguing over a wage freeze and end the suffering of his on sunday and change in medical benefits for 7000 workers. >> it affects my livelihood. it affects my family. i have two daughters i'm trying to put through school. >> they need to come to some kind of an agreement. both sides can lose. >> they offered to extend an old contract for three days so they could keep talking about it, but union negotiators called that a symbol delaying tactics. the supermarket chain says it needs to cut costs because of weak econom
senator dianne feinstein with mayor ed lee, ronnie lott was up there. of course, willie brown. and the party chair, john burton, all here in san francisco tonight. they will be on the phones later tonight to call people personally and rally them in support of prop 30 and then tomorrow of course we'll have all the results here on cbs 5. back to you. >> thank you, ken bastida. >>> even as governor brown makes a final push in support of prop 30, a well-funded secretive effort has been at work to defeat it. cbs 5 political analyst phil matier with a look at where the money trail leads. phil. >> reporter: you know, dana, that's one of the mysteries of this election. anonymous donors playing big money in california politics. here's the story. >>> reporter: two conservative groups the virginia-based americans for job security and the center to protect patient rights in arizona collected $11 million and then handed it over to another arizona group, americans for responsible leadership who then sent it over the state line to groups opposed to proposition 30 governor brown's tax hike pl
now. elizabeth warren knocking off scott brown in massachusetts. >> yeah. >> of course we have two here in the state. >> big day for democrats in massachusetts. we have two in our state, as well. so more representation for women and by the way, women played a role in different ways last night because there were two senators who didn't make it obviously or two candidates who didn't make it to the united states senate who said rather inappropriate things during the election about rape and abortion in ways that i think transcend the civil kind of discourse we have about principled disagreement about when life begins or something like that. these points about rape, for example, i think were deeply offensive. the fact that, for example, mr. akin even stayed in this race after making a statement like that i think was bad judgment on his part that his own party didn't force him out is going to force them to rethink their brand going forward. cannot alienate women and expect to win a national election. more women voters in this country. >> okay. joe tuman, we'll have you all morning long.
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to defeat proposition 30. governor brown's tax hike plan. two conservative groups, the virginia based, americans for job security and the center to protect patient rights in arizona. the money donated anonymously was also used in support of prop 32. a measure to limit their campaign cash. >> transparency is the life blood of the democracy. the transactions behind this committee are the equivalent of passing a suitcase in a dark alley. >> the fair political practices commission say that the secret donation amounts to money laundering and violates california campaign law. cbs 5 reporter caught up with them during their final stops in san francisco. >> keep the california dream alive. yes on 30, thanks. it was the ultimate pep rally with a few of their closest friends leading the cheer. >> are we going to do it? all right, all right. >> reporter: the governor's barn storm is safe today to convince voters to approve proposition 30. recent polls show them dwindling for a measure that will raise the income taxes for those making more than $250,000 a year and also impose an extra quarter cen
@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald it was a very good night for governor jerry brown. >>> good evening, i'm dana king. >> i'm allen martin. it was a very good night for governor jerry brown and a very bad night for california republicans. for the first time in almost 80 years, one party has as absolute stranglehold on the lecture. phil matier explains what that means for california's budget and yours. phil. >> reporter: basically what it means, dana, is that democrats are ruling the roost in the capital. here's what the first moves are. >> we're not going to see the 5 1/2 billion dollars of cutbacks to k through 12. >> reporter: educators however say there's still more to be done. >> it wasn't about piling a bunch of new money on schools saying we are going to make all these new investments. it was about stopping the cuts. >> reporter: let's not forget the state still faces a $3 2 billion wall of debt from past borrowing. >> we have to make sure over the next few years that we pay our bills, we invest in the right programs, but we don't go in spending like we did in t
coast to help east coast. we have 49ers here, dennis brown, dana king and all of us have been just moved by your stories. i have $30 in my checking account but i'm still going to give you 10. any amount helps. you can still help by calling 1- 888-5-helps-u. get this. right now, liz and allen, we are up to $93,000 with two more hours to go. >> wow. people's generosity is astounding. thank you. >>> the good news, the election is over. the bad news, now you're going to be hearing a lot about something even more terrifying. >> the so-called "fiscal cliff." >> reporter: the so-called "fiscal cliff." >> looms the so-called "fiscal cliff." >> the looming "fiscal cliff." >> the impending "fiscal cliff." >> what's looming and impending is a term coined by fed chairman ben bernanke. without a budget deal before the end of the year, families will see their taxes go up two to three thousand dollars. and 1200 government programs will see their budgets slashed. and this could be a tough blow for an economy making a slow recovery. >> it's very, very likely we suffer very deep recession and i don't thin
. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, no signs of a letup in the fighting between israeli forces and palestinian militants on the gaza strip. israeli air strikes hit dozens of suspected targets overnight. an israeli missile destroyed two homes in a residential neighborhood, killing at least two children, according to gaza officials. militants fired more than 100 rockets on israel yesterday. peace efforts are under way in cairo. susan mcginnis is in washington watching it all this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. the big worry now is a ground invasion on the part of israel and that is something that washington and other nations are working to keep from happening. a bomb shook gaza city awake monday morning. the abbas headquarters was just one of 80 sites the israeli military says it targeted in overnight attacks. palestinian officials say two adults and two children were killed in the early morning bombing. dozens more are missing, presumed buried under the rubble. this sixth day of air strikes follows an israeli offensive sun
to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in egypt. president mohamed morsi is scheduled to meet with senior judges today to discuss his move to assume absolute authority. morsi's power grab has triggered three days of violent protests, injuring hundreds. yesterday the egyptian stock market was down more than 9.5%. some u.s. lawmakers are urging caution in dealing with egypt's new islamic leader. >> we don't obviously want to see a democratically elected autocrat take the place of an undemocratically elected dictator. which was the case before that. >> holly williams is in cairo this morning. what's the latest there now? >> reporter: good morning, terrell. here in egypt we saw a lot more violence yesterday. in cairo, protesters who were angry with president morsi fought running street battles with the police. protesters throwing rocks, police firing back with tear gas. one person was killed when a crowd attacked the headquarters of the muslim brotherhood, the islamist group from which the president draws much of his support. beyond the violence you get the sense the president's opponents don
morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. and a little more than a month the u.s. economy could experience a severe shock. that is if leaders in washington can't come up with a budget deal. scares of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could take effect january 1st. democrats moved by president obama and congressional republicans signaled they are willing to compromise on changing tax rates and spending reductions but the negotiations are moving very, very slowly. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the president is sending his top two negotiators to talk with lawmakers today about possible spending cuts. he's also getting ready to take his fiscal cliff message on the road. he'll try to convince the american people the best way to avoid the fiscal cliff is to extend the bush era tax cuts for the middle class. >> it's too important for washington to screw this up. >> reporter: president obama is putting pressure on congressional republicans and he's enlisting middle class americans in getting the gop to tak
she has defeated scott brown, the republican. you may recall that brown won the seat of ted kennedy in 2010 and has stood for reelection now and has been defeated by elizabeth warren. this is a pickup for the democrats. republicans were hoping to win four more seats than they started with to take control of the senate chamber but now the democrats have picked up one more seat than they had at the beginning of the evening. byron pitts is following the senate races for us. byron? >> scott, this was the most closely watched senate race of the season and the second most expensive with virginia. with this pickup for democrats in the senate the window isn't closed yet for republicans but the shades come down. in massachusetts, the senate seat there goes to democrat elizabeth warren. she defeats moderate republican senator scott brown. this was always going to be a tough race for brown because of the way voters break down in massachusetts. 52% of voters in massachusetts say they're independent. 36% say they're democrats. and just 12%. a small number, say they're republicans. because of tha
: the presidential race won't be affected or the senate races. but prop 30 governor brown's tax proposition is really in peril. 48% in some polls, 52% in other polls. kind of hanging on by a thread. democrats home this last-minute surge in registered voters will result inputting prop 30 over the top. now, of course, that means that these young voters have to do more than register. they have to vote. so we'll see how that works out. >> it's close. what if it fails? governor brown says he has these trigger cuts and it go will after education. will he do it? >> reporter: exactly. so everyone should understand that these trigger cuts to education are a legislative creation. there's nothing in the budget process that should put our deficit on education. this is specifically done to scare people into voting for prop 30. in order for it to works the governor has to convince people that the cuts are inevitable. he has said he will veto any attempts to change or to cut back on these trigger cuts. having said that, democrats will tell you kind of off the record that they don't really expect that this powerful
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taylor since breaking the all-time points recorded in a game. terrell brown is here with the story. >> good morning to you. no accident that jack taylor scored 138 points in a single game. the strategy behind that feat all planned out by the coach. so as taylor took to the court last night, past the gym to see if that strategy would work again. >> reporter: his shooting skills weren't enough to lead the college to another victory sunday night. >> back of the rim. it is no good. >> reporter: the 5'10" shooting guard missed his first three shots before scoring 21 points in a losing effort. it was a far cry from the mind-blowing 138 points he racked up in last tuesday's game against tiny st. baptist bible college. >> shot! >> reporter: his performance shattered college basketball's single game scoring record and sent the media into a tailor-made frenzy. >> remember this name. jack taylor. >> 138 points by one guy. >> and if you don't believe me you don't know jack. >> reporter: game highlights showed up on just about every major channel, and newspapers from c
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